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nightingale

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birds
nightingalenigh‧tin‧gale /ˈnaɪtɪŋɡeɪl/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBBa small bird that sings very beautifully, especially at night
Examples from the Corpus
nightingaleA sweet spirit of holy song came forth in notes like that of a nightingale and it filled the whole building.I have seen Shiraz and its roses and nightingales, which Gide wrote about but did not see.What this suggests is that nightingales and bowerbirds have transferred their color to their songs and bowers.Pan made the pipe of reeds which can sing as sweetly as the nightingale in spring.Night time is the best time to hear the nightingale - when it sings alone.Two nightingales in the Emperor's birdcage, eh?
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